Financial Cents: Posts About Credit

12 Tips for a Bad Credit Makeover (Part 1)

Even if you think your credit score is beyond repair—there are steps you can take to better your financial future today!

Posted on: June 28, 2017


Teaching Your Kids About Finances and Credit: A How To Guide

Do you want your kids to be responsible spenders, savers, and earners? Of course, you do! Here are the expert tips for setting your kids up for financial success right from the start!

Posted on: June 23, 2017


Can Bad Credit Keep You From Getting a Job
Can Bad Credit Keep You From Getting a Job?

Bad credit can hold up back in many ways. But can it also get your resume moved into the "No" pile?

Posted on: June 19, 2017


Discussing Finances With Your Partner: How to Talk About Credit as a Couple

Fixing your own bad credit is hard enough, but adding another person to the mix can just make things even more complicated. Here's how you can deal with credit as a couple successfully!

Posted on: June 15, 2017


The Journey Turning Your Credit Around
The Journey to Turn Your Credit Around

Every journey begins with the first step. The journey to fix your credit score is no different. Here's how to begin!

Posted on: June 07, 2017


7 Things That Could Impact Your Credit
7 Things You Didn’t Know Could Impact Your Credit

If you have bad credit, then you'll want to improve it ASAP. Here are seven little-known credit decisions that can have a big impact on your score!

Posted on: June 06, 2017


How Fixing Your Bad Credit Can Improve Your Future

Bad credit holds you back. But good credit can launch you forward! If you want to create more financial options (like a better home, car or job) then improving your credit is your most important first step!

Posted on: June 01, 2017


Have Bad Credit? Check Your Credit Report!

Wondering why your credit score is so bad? The information you need can be found on your credit report. Here's how to get it, understand it and improve it.

Posted on: June 01, 2017


Bad Credit Helper: How To Shop For a Credit Counselor
Bad Credit Helper: How To Shop for a Credit Counselor

Finding the right credit counselor could put you and your bad credit on the road back to financial well being. Unfortunately, finding the wrong counselor could end with you spinning into a ditch and your bad credit getting even worse. Here are three credit counseling experts who can help you know the difference.

Posted on: May 31, 2017


How Bankruptcy Leads to Bad Credit

Bankruptcy can cause your score to drop by over 200 points. Of course, the kind of financial troubles that lead to bankruptcy can also lower your score. Learn what to avoid here or, if it's too late for that, learn how to recover!

Posted on: May 25, 2017